Our enforced hiatus meant we missed the story of Policing Board member Paul Berry resigning from the DUP, in the afterburn of a scandal which broke just before the Westminster election in May last year. Daily Ireland sees a potential silver lining for Sinn Fein, who may now be offered three rather than two seats on the Policing Board.
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